Newer Personal Thermometers

CBS News gets the goods on new devices


Online — David Gregg, senior editor of, recently shared on the CBS News website some examples of the latest personal fever thermometers that may give you peace of mind during the flu season in an article entitled A Higher Degree of Thermometer.

… fast forward to modern times, and you’ll see a new grade of thermometers that run on microchips and offer accuracy within 1/100 of a degree. Today’s thermometers can digitally measure temperatures on your forehead, underarm, orally, rectally, and aurally.

The article has detailed product descriptions, prices and links like:

Vicks Baby Rectal Thermometer

Tender Tykes Digital Pacifier Thermometer Pacifier

MOBI Digital Ultra Thermometer

and quite a few more.

The story also contains a link to a World Health Organization’s

In-Depth Six Stages of Sickness article or How the World Health Organization rates pandemics